Articles written by: Elizabeth Kovar

Elizabeth is a fitness professional, workshop presenter and a travel, health and outdoor writer. Her career has led her to integrate the fitness, outdoor and travel industry to create holistic, stress-free and active programs. She is a Master Trainer for ACE & BOSU and studied yoga in 5 countries. Her favorite hobby is photography and is an animal activist at heart. Kovar is currently planning a 2014 wellness cruise to Alaska! Stay connected @Brainbodykovar | facebook.com/erkovar or www.elizabethkovar.com

An Intro to Canyoneering According to Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher Hagedorn

An Intro to Canyoneering According to Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher Hagedorn

Canyoneering is an up and coming trend in the states, which integrates beauty with adventure. Although it’s not an ancient outdoor pursuit, like sun worshipping, canyoneering is worldwide movement from Bali to Utah. Below is some awesome, and must needed information, about this revolutionary sport with Professional Canyoneering Guide, Christopher [...]

World’s Coolest Hotel Designs

World’s Coolest Hotel Designs

From doughnuts to sailboats, innovative hotels decorate the planet with chic styles and luxurious sheets. Creative designs inspire imaginative minds, but inventive ideas come with a steep price. For those who value architecture, check out some of the world’s coolest hotel designs. Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort | China China’s [...]

Midnight Sun Activites

Midnight Sun Activites

Most of us are used to four seasons, long summer days and extended winter nights. But some countries in the northern hemisphere experience two time periods: dark and light. The night sky showcases beauty and northern lights to locals and visitors, but it’s during the days of light when life [...]

Bamboo Clothing: Earth’s Favorite Eco-wear

Bamboo Clothing: Earth’s Favorite Eco-wear

Bamboo is known for many decorative features from hardwood floors to feng shui lucky plants. But now these shiny green stalks are taking a new leap into the world of fashion. Comfortable and soft, this new generation of fiber is sustainable and chic. From yoga pants to snarky shawls, these [...]

Best Destinations to View from Above

Best Destinations to View from Above

Life on land is wonderful, but sometimes everything starts to look mundane and original. If life starts to look bland, it maybe time to a ride on cloud nine as some sites are best seen from the sky. Get ready to spread your wings and catch a bird’s eye view [...]

Noteworthy National Parks to Visit in May

Noteworthy National Parks to Visit in May

May, the month of flowers, temperate weather and longer days.  It is that optimal time of year to visit various national parks to avoid extreme heat or to view the local flora and fauna. Strap up your boots and get ready for one beautiful month of outdoor possibilities. For those [...]

Most Unusual Running Events

Most Unusual Running Events

Runners are a one-of-a-kind breed. They are enthusiastic, bold and daring individuals who race for a challenge and a cause. As ordinary races may seem bleak and boring, event planners are creating events that are edgy and innovative. Hit the trails to get your Centaur legs in shape to run [...]

Stay Fit Responsibly: Green Gear for the Fitness Enthusiast

Stay Fit Responsibly: Green Gear for the Fitness Enthusiast

Fashion designers and gear inventors are now creating sustainable or recycled products to keep you fit and earth-friendly. Earth Day is approaching, and is your opportunity to celebrate mother-earth with purchasing sustainable products such as recycled running shoes or eco-friendly yoga mats. Look good and save the planet with some [...]

6 of the World’s Toughest Cycling Races

6 of the World’s Toughest Cycling Races

Cycling is one of those sports most popular among folks with addictive personalities; people who need bigger and bigger doses of adrenaline-inducing miles topped off with neuron-exciting terrain. Here’s a list of some of the most challenging cycling events. Plus, if you ride your wheels right, you may even enjoy some [...]

6 Ways Tourism is Impacting Antarctica’s Environment

6 Ways Tourism is Impacting Antarctica’s Environment

Antarctica, the vast ice-land, located on the southern pole, is one of the world’s most remote destinations. Antarctica is only home to majestic wildlife, short-term research scientists, and  now some 35,000 annual tourists. Tourists want to see the pristine environment and experience extreme adventure such as skydiving or kayaking. What [...]